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The Weekend Bears Den: June 06, 2015 - OTAs Chicago Bears news & notes

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Fresh mentors point to fast turnaround for defense - Moon Mullin: The Bears are likely to show a greater jump in performance changing their scheme entirely than they did the last couple of times they changed coaches but stayed with the basic overall system [Video].

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If Zach Miller stays healthy, Bears have wealth of depth at TE - Brad Biggs: It's dangerous to make sweeping judgments in the spring before shoulder pads go on, but the Bears have reasons to be optimistic at the position.

Marquess Wilson still in the mix - Jeff Dickerson: All the offseason activity at receiver seemed to push Marquess Wilson down the Bears' chart, but the 2013 seventh-round draft choice is receiving opportunities to impress the coaching staff at OTAs.

Slauson's enthusiasm hard to miss at OTAs - Jeff Dickerson: There's a leadership void on the O-line that left guard Matt Slauson has talked openly in the offseason about wanting to fill.

Bears mailbag - Is-Hub Arkush answers readers' questions about the position battles on defense for the Bears, and if they should talk trade with the Jets for Muhammad Wilkerson.

2014 re-draft: Kyle Fuller moves up to No. 8 - Jeff Dickerson: One of former GM Phil Emery's best draft choices, Kyle Fuller seemed just to scratch the surface last season and Mike Sando has him going at 8th overall in his NFL insider 2014 re-draft.

Photos - ChicagoBears.com: The Bears went back to the practice field for day six of OTAs at Halas Hall.

TMZ - Blair Sheade: Kyle Long Posted A [Video] Of Him Performing A Magic Trick And You WONT Believe What Happens Next It Will BLOW You're Mind.

TMZ - Blair Sheade: Bears Receiver Levi Norwood Was Asked To Chose Between Spending A Month On A Dessert Island And Having His Large Afro Shaved Of. His Answer Will AMAZE You.

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Ex-Bear news - (CBS): The Ravens’ official website, which is known for hyperbole, reports their players are passing test of Marc Trestman’s new schemes ‘with flying colors’. [...and so did the defenses we faced last season. Just sayin'. - Den]

Know thy enemy: Packers - Rob Demovsky: It's safe to say the course of the Packers franchise changed for the better on June 5, 1989, the day Bob Harlan was elected the team's president.

Know thy enemy: Vikings - Brian Hall: Kyle Rudolph finished last season with 24 receptions. He's played in just 17 games the past two seasons. But he's optimistic 2015 will bring a far more positive outcome.  Albert BreerMike Zimmer's unrelenting support of Adrian Peterson pays off.

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